After taking a well-deserved mental health break, Biles returned to compete in the balance beams finals and won a bronze medal in the process while also silencing her critics with class.
The peanut gallery will undoubtedly have much more to say after Biles stepped down from participating in the individual all-around gymnastics finals at the Tokyo Olympics but most are siding with the Texas native's decision to prioritize her mental health.
Biles has opted to pull out of the team finals due to an undisclosed medical reason, but many on Twitter are rallying around her and reminding others that she is still the GOAT.
Biles becomes the first Olympian to receive a GOAT emoji on Twitter and it's definitely fashioned in a way that illustrates her greatness in the sport.
Simone Biles recently enjoyed her birthday, but not before she had to gather the USA Gymnastic organization real quick.
At 21 years of age, UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi might be close to aging out of the prime years for most women in her sport, but you wouldn’t know it after this weekend. Ohashi wowed audiences at the Under Armour’s 2019 Collegiate Challenge in Anaheim, Calif., notching a perfect score of 10 for a Michael Jackson-inspired […]
The entire world flipped on Nike after the company threw its support behind Colin Kaepernick in a new ad campaign that truly got under the skin of folks who misunderstood the purpose of his protests. Simone Biles found herself in the middle of the ongoing debate after she blasted USA Gymnastics President Mary Bono for […]
Long before Gabby Douglas was attacked because of her hair, she was a victim of racial bullying. The two-time Olympic gold medalist appeared on Oprah’s Next Chapter last Sunday (Aug, 26), and opened up about her time at Excalibur Gymnastics in Virginia Beach, Va. Douglas, who left her hometown at age 14 to be closer […]
Gabby Douglas didn’t do as well during Monday’s (Aug. 6) uneven bars competition, but she’s still has two gold medals to her name. The 16-year-old phenom hit a snag falling to last place of eight competitors. “Toward the end of the Olympics, you get physically tired and drained. And no matter how much rest you […]
Now that Gabby Douglas is an Olympic gold-medalist two times over, she can help her mother settle her financial debt. According to TMZ, Natalie Hawkins filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy earlier in the year, stating that of her $116,707.10 in assets, she had $79,754.14 in unpaid bills.